BEC Presents: Fluid-Applied Air Barriers: Performance-Based Specifying

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May 16, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
AIA Houston
315 Capitol Street
Suite 120
Houston, TX 77002

Brought to you by the Building Enclosure Council

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
5:30 to 6:00 PM Networking
6:00 to 7:00PM Presentation

Location: AIA Houston – 315 Capitol, Suite 120, Houston, TX, 77002

Please join us for our May presentation. BEC Yearly Membership Registration will be $30 per year or $20.00
registration fee for BEC non-members, free for BEC Members, students and interns.

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Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the benefits of air barrier systems to the environment, building owner, and occupants.
2. Discuss performance test standards relating to air barrier systems, including the NFPA 285 fire test.
3. Examine the IECC 2012, IECC 2015, and ASHRAE 90.1 and their impact on air barrier systems.
4. How to properly develop a performance specification for an Air Barrier System

James Arnold, PE, RRO is the Director of Product Development at Kemper System America. Jim holds a Bachelors
of Civil Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Illinois. He is a Professional
Engineer in Illinois, Texas, and Colorado and holds the Registered Roof Observer certification from Roof Consultants
International. He has over 30-years of experience in the planning, design, specification, and construction management
of buildings and public works facilities across the United States.


  • Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing
  • Terracon
  • Walter P Moore

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